"DARSHAM, a parish in the hundred of Blything, in the county of Suffolk, 5 miles N.E. of Saxmundham, and 2 from Yoxford. Part of the parish is clay, the remainder a rich loam, with some hills in the southern portion. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich, value 101, in the patronage of the Earl of Stradbroke. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a Gothic structure, and has a brass of Anne Bedinfield, 1641. The charities amount to 28 per annum. There is a day and Sunday-school. Darsham Hall is the seat of the family of Purvis."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

Church Records

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Darsham which are provided by:


Ask the GENUKI Gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Darsham to another place.

Historical Geography


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM421700 (Lat/Lon: 52.274757, 1.547425), Darsham which are provided by: